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Latest posts by MuddyFork

Cucumber seedlings

Posted: 08/04/2013 at 10:23

My cucumber seedlings are leggy because I left them in the airing cupboard to long.  When I pot them on could I bury some of the bear stalk?  It works for other plants such as tomatoes but would it work for cucumbers?  At £3.99 for 4 seeds I don't want to risk losing these seedlings.

What tree is this?

Posted: 02/04/2013 at 16:24

I don't think it is a tree but could be the climber Trachelosperum jasminoides.  Does it have white flowers?

Sweet pepper seed germination - epic failure!

Posted: 02/04/2013 at 16:16

I always put my peppers into the airing cupboard as it's really warm in there.  Peppers germinated in 4 days this year.  Make sure you cover the tray to prevent drying out and check daily.

Greenhouse dwarf wall

Posted: 01/04/2013 at 13:15

Do you need to use a mower/strimmer near this lean to?  If you do there is always a risk of a stone being thrown up which could break the glass if it goes to ground level.

Ricinus Communis (Castor Oil Plant)

Posted: 28/03/2013 at 15:21

When you pot them on you can bury the stem upto the first seed leaves which will get rid of some of the legginess

Looking for flowers to 'fill in' a border

Posted: 01/03/2013 at 15:16

hardy geraniums, dahlias, cornflowers

Moving a Cotinus

Posted: 26/02/2013 at 14:08

Why not take cuttings and layer this year and then move next year when you have relacements if it dies.  Should be able to move it as you can prune them back hard so if you kept a decent rootball I would expect it to take in the new spot.

B & Q Compost

Posted: 25/02/2013 at 11:10

II always buy from a local GC that keeps the bags under cover so they don't get wet.  B&Q have always stored compost outside so any rain gets in.  IMHO the quality of most composts does seem to have gone down as they try to replace the peat element.

Fork Handles

Posted: 06/02/2013 at 09:56

Lottie, How about Batman & Robin

Fork Handles

Posted: 22/01/2013 at 15:07

Witch hazel is supposed to bring the bruise to the surface quicker which aids healing

Discussions started by MuddyFork

Any recomendations for a garden to visit

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Last Post: 23/09/2014 at 21:07

Shield Bugs

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Last Post: 19/09/2014 at 15:18

Runner beans

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Last Post: 16/07/2014 at 12:21

Cucumber seedlings

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Last Post: 19/05/2013 at 22:28

Are there any Dahlias with a perfume

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Last Post: 17/07/2012 at 14:28

Are there any Dahlias with a perfume

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Last Post: 18/07/2012 at 06:37

Does anyone know what this plant is?

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Last Post: 11/07/2012 at 16:49

Poorly white grape vine

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Last Post: 11/07/2012 at 19:58
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